añil

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See also: anil and Anıl

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Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic, from Arabic النِّيل(an-nīl), from Persian نیل(nīl, indigo), from Middle Persian 𐭭𐭩𐭫(nyl /nīl/), ultimately from Sanskrit नील (nīla, blue).

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Noun[edit]

añil m (plural añiles)

  1. indigo (colour)
    Synonym: índigo
  2. true indigo, indigo plant (Indigofera tinctoria)
  3. indigo (blue dye)

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Descendants[edit]

  • Cebuano: anyil
  • Hiligaynon: anyil

See also[edit]

Colors in Spanish · colores (layout · text)
     blanco      gris      negro
             rojo; carmín, carmesí              naranja, anaranjado; marrón              amarillo; crema
             lima              verde              menta
             cian, turquesa; azul-petróleo              celeste, cerúleo              azul
             violeta; añil, índigo              magenta; morado, púrpura              rosa

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